Fund The Fight Ball 2015


Join the Uni­ver­sity of Chicago Can­cer Research Foun­da­tion Asso­ciates Board and 300 of our clos­est friends as we lace up our gloves to fund the fight against can­cer!  The Fund the Fight Ball will be held on Sat­ur­day, April 11th at West Loop’s Moon­light Stu­dios. This unfor­get­table night will fea­ture sump­tu­ous food sta­tions, craft cock­tails, music and danc­ing, and of course, a fan­tas­tic silent auc­tion.  All pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit cutting-edge immunother­apy research at UChicago Med­i­cine Com­pre­hen­sive Can­cer Center.

    WHAT: Fund the Fight Ball WHEN: Sat­ur­day, April 11, 2015 from 8:30 pm to mid­night  WHEREMoon­light Stu­dios, 1446 West Kinzie, Chicago WHYTo raise crit­i­cal funds for immunother­apy research at the Uni­ver­sity of Chicago. DRESS: Cock­tail attire     Ticket sales open on Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 7th, and the first 150 tick­ets get early bird pric­ing!   Early Bird: $85 Reg­u­lar Price: $100 BUY HERE: dona­tions are warmly accepted too — please fol­low the ticket link.  All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit immunother­apy research at the Uni­ver­sity of Chicago Med­i­cine Com­pre­hen­sive Can­cer Cen­ter.  Immunother­apy har­nesses the immune system’s abil­ity to detect and destroy can­cer­ous cells and has shown tremen­dous promise in the treat­ment of a num­ber of types of can­cer.  Break­throughs in immunother­apy have been hailed as “the Can­cer Advance of the Year” and have led to bet­ter out­comes and health­ier lives dur­ing treat­ment for thou­sands of patients.

Be a part of the cure — Fund the Fight today!

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2014 UCCRF Gatsby Gala!

The 2014 UCCRF Gatsby Gala was a suc­cess for the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive year–from bid­ding on silent auc­tion items to check­ing out the deli­cious dessert table to crowd­ing the dance floor, guests crowded the Harold Wash­ing­ton Library Win­ter Gar­den to raise money for the fight and cure of cancer.


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2014 Gatsby Gala Silent Auction Catalog!

                                                 Please use the below link to view our Silent Auc­tion Catalog!

Place early bids on hot items before the night of the Gala or if you aren’t able to attend–you’re not going to want to miss trips to Napa and NYC, gift cer­tifi­cates to cov­eted Chicago restau­rants and bars, a roman­tic stay­ca­tion at the Ritz and many, many other items!

If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, please remem­ber to this week!  Prices go up on March 15th.

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We thank you for your support!



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2014 UCCRF Gatsby Gala!

2013 Gatsby Gala at Room 1520

The sec­ond annual UCCRF Gatsby Gala will take place on Sat­ur­day, March 22nd from 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. at the Harold Wash­ing­ton Library’s Win­ter Gar­den at 400 S. State Street with an after party at Cuvee in River North.  After quickly sell­ing out of tick­ets to the 2013 Gala, this year’s venue will allow for almost dou­ble the guests–we can’t wait to see you all there!

We also want to thank our 2014 Gala Spon­sors: Michi­gan Avenue Mag­a­zine, Craft­House, WhistlePig Whiskey and South­west Airlines!

Look for silent auc­tion items from Let­tuce Enter­tain You, Step­pen­wolff The­ater, Gold­plaited, Lux­ury Garage Sale, Chicago Bears and the Ritz-Carlton Chicago, among others.

Early bird tick­ets will go on sale this Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 1st for $85.

Gala Face­book Event:

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2013 UCCRF Holiday Party!


Help UCCRF cel­e­brate the hol­i­days with cock­tails and fundraising!

 Thurs­day, Decem­ber 5th from 7:30–9:30pm at the Ker­ry­man in River North

Pur­chase a $40 wrist­band at the door and enjoy unlim­ited well drinks, draft beer and red and white wine.

A por­tion of all prof­its will go directly to the UCCRF to fund ground­break­ing can­cer research.  We look for­ward to see­ing everyone!

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